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Jun 03, 2019
Draft education policy row: No language will be imposed without consulting any of the states, says EAM S JaishankarS Jaishanka's remakrs on the draft education policy came after the recommendations related to Hindi drew sharp reactions from Tamil Nadu parties like the DMK and Kamal Haasan's MNM,
Jan 10, 2019
Reports claiming Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India are 'mischievous and misleading', tweets Prakash JavadekarUnion HRD minister Prakash Javadekar has clarified that reports in the media claiming the New Education Policy is going to advocate for Hindi to be made compulsory in schools across India till Class 8 are false.
Sep 22, 2018
Rahul Gandhi condemns govt's education policy, says country cannot be run from one single ideaAttacking the government over its education policy, Rahul Gandhi said government institutions should be given precedence over private institutions and the government should put money to strengthen them.
Jun 26, 2017
HRD ministry appoints space scientist K Kasturirangan to head panel on National Education PolicyThe HRD ministry has appointed a nine-member panel, headed by space scientist K Kasturirangan, to work on a New Education Policy (NEP)
Dec 18, 2016
New American research study reconfirms distressing state of education in IndiaThe recent report of New York based PEW Research Centre has analysed an inter-country comparison on the state of education, focusing on educational attainment among the major religions of the world.
Jul 06, 2016
After Smriti Irani: Histrionics out, but ideological agendas will remainSmriti Irani’s loss of HRD ministry has set off a buzz of speculation, throwing up multiple questions about the minister’s fall from grace.
May 25, 2016
Research parks, web portal for teaching: What we can expect in the new education policyUnion Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on 16 May had announced that the Narendra Modi government would bring about such a policy change by 26 May which hopes to bring about an impetus to the education system in India.
Nov 18, 2014
Gender inequality undermining India's progress: reportThe Report on the Implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action says gender is the most pervasive form of inequality that operates in India across all classes, castes and communities, posing a big challenge despite the progressive education policy.
Aug 25, 2014
Govt will begin nation-wide debate on new education policy: Smriti IraniHRD Minister Smriti Irani said that the government would soon initiate a "state-wise, region-wise and national" debate to formulate a new education policy.
Jun 23, 2014
Madhu Kishwar attacks 'leftist' Smriti Irani again, this time over DU-UGC spatDU-UGC in contest over four-year undergraduate programme. Kishwar says the UGC move is planned by Left leaders.